This week, the Cincinnati Reds will embark on its annual caravan across four states of “Reds country.” As players, coaches, executives and fans gear up for the last large event before baseball begins a new season, let’s go back to the last event of the offseason and relive some of the moments I witnessed at […]

One of the best things about Redsfest is the ability to meet other Reds fans who share the same passion you do for the Cincinnati Reds. So meeting Chris Felix and seeing his art work was special at Redsfest for me. If you’re from the Cincinnati area, you probably know his work. He’s been featured […]

Attending the now-annual RedsFest reinforces the fact that the Cincinnati Reds do a lot of things correctly. It’s in a great venue, there are things for kids to do, and a perfect mix of current Reds and former Reds in attendance. The Reds, especially since Bob Castellini took over, do things like this the right […]

Earlier in the week, Reds GM Walt Jocketty said that the Reds are not going to trade Brandon Phillips.  Friday night at RedsFest, Jocketty told Lance McAlister “right now he (Billy Hamilton) is our starting CF.” With those two questions being answered, it basically tells you exactly what the 2014 Cincinnati Reds starting lineup will […]

Redsfest takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The hours are 3-10:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Latest details here. For those who’ve never attended before, Redsfest is a gigantic indoor fair, including autograph and photo booths with current and former Reds players, interactive games, giveaways, game-used […]

As expected, OMGreds has the best recap of this year’s Redsfest that you’re likely to read. Chad DotsonBlame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is […]

I’m still trying to shift some things around so I can make it to Redsfest this weekend. It begins this afternoon, and it .ooks like it’s going to be a fun event again, perhaps more fun because of the successful season the Reds enjoyed in 2010. Here are the details: When/where: Friday (4-10:30 p.m.) and […]

http://www.viddler.com/simple/eebd4779/ Chad DotsonBlame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books […]

Okay, I’ve finally uploaded some of the photos I took at Reds Fest. I know it was two months ago…get off my back!!!

I’m not particularly happy with most of these; the lighting in the room was terrible for photographs in most places. They do, however, give you an idea of what Reds Fest is all about if you haven’t been. It was a blast, I gotta admit.

Some of my favorites for you to look for:

–The line for photos with Drew Stubbs juxtaposed with the line for Justin Lehr. I almost got my picture snapped with Lehr just because I felt sorry for the guy. We love ya, Justin!

–Johnny Cueto and Daniel Ray Herrera goofing around.

–Chuck Harmon. Class act.

–A Reds blogger with a nervous smile getting his picture taken with Reds manager Dusty Baker, Dusty’s arm draped over his shoulder. We’re BFFs!

Okay, enjoy….

UPDATE: Individual pictures under the fold, for those who can’t view the slideshow above….

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Blame Chad for creating this mess.

Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.

You can email Chad at chaddotson@redlegnation.com.